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johnjohn123
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StartWith has some invalid arguemnts

I have 2 drop-down fields (DataCardValue14 & DataCardValue15) and they contain options starting with numbers such as 1,2,3,4,5, etc..

 

and based on the selection of above 2 dropdowns >> i need to select the value of a third drop down >> so inside the 3rd dropdown i added this formula inside the Update field:-

 

If(StartsWith(DataCardValue14.Selected.Value,"1") && StartsWith(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value,"1"),"Low","High")

 

as follow:-

 

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but i got this error:-

 

StartWith has some invalid arguemnts

 

Any advice?

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RandyHayes
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@johnjohn123 

Assuming the field you are trying to update is a choice column.

Change your formula to the following:

 

{Value:
    If(
       StartsWith(DataCardValue14.Selected.Value,"1") && 
       StartsWith(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value,"1"),
       "Low",
       "High"
    )
}

 

 

I hope this is helpful for you.

 

EDIT: Also, if you have your choice column set to allow multiple selections, then:

Table(
  {Value:
    If(
       StartsWith(DataCardValue14.Selected.Value,"1") && 
       StartsWith(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value,"1"),
       "Low",
       "High"
    )
  }
)

 

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gabibalaban
Dual Super User
Dual Super User

Hi @johnjohn123 ,

If your comboboxes have numbers as items, you should use Text function inside StartsWith:

If(StartsWith(Text(DataCardValue14.Selected.Value),"1") &&StartsWith(Text(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value),"1"),"Low","High")

 

You are trying to set the Update property of the datacard ? This way your third combobox will not be populated with any value. Use the defaultSelectedItem of the combobox.

 

Hope it helps !  

 

 

 

 

@gabibalabanI define your formula inside the DefaultSelectedItems but i got this error "Expected Table Value".. any idea?

RandyHayes
Super User
Super User

@johnjohn123 

Assuming the field you are trying to update is a choice column.

Change your formula to the following:

 

{Value:
    If(
       StartsWith(DataCardValue14.Selected.Value,"1") && 
       StartsWith(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value,"1"),
       "Low",
       "High"
    )
}

 

 

I hope this is helpful for you.

 

EDIT: Also, if you have your choice column set to allow multiple selections, then:

Table(
  {Value:
    If(
       StartsWith(DataCardValue14.Selected.Value,"1") && 
       StartsWith(DataCardValue15.Selected.Value,"1"),
       "Low",
       "High"
    )
  }
)

 

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@RandyHayesyour formula worked well for me .. thanks

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